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Juliette Opry: What did he say their name was?

Juliette Opry: What did he say their name was?

Well it’s that time again, The First of the month is rapidly approaching and that means Juliette Opry time. I have been really busy so unfortunately I don’t have any great story this month (like I ever have).

This month we have a group out of Athens: "Buttermilk Revival ",Winners of Athensn got Talent --Kind of an interesting group, the banjo player is actually my neighbors' cousin. I checked them out on Facebook and Youtube. They are going to be great, but I just couldn’t get that name out of my head. Who thought up "Buttermilk Revival?"

I once heard about a band that was formed at a bonfire with a lot of adult beverages called, "Burning Urine."

Although I didn't think it was a great idea , I figured out where it came from. Well I could have asked Jody but that takes all the fun out of it so here is the Lizella twist:

Missing Barnesville Man Found Dead

A missing Barnesville man is now a homicide victim.

Barnesville Police Chief Chuck Keadle says family members reported 76-year-old John Dixson missing Thursday night, but clues led investigators to suspect foul play.

Keadle says they found Dixson's body in the southern tip of Lamar County, near the Upson and Monroe County lines.

Investigators from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Barnesville Police, and Lamar and Monroe County Sheriff's Departments were all on the scene early Friday.

Chief Keadle says they have a suspect in custody, but have not released a name yet.

Forsyth Woman Charged With Fatal Hit-and-Run

Forsyth Woman Charged With Fatal Hit-and-Run

Macon police say they've arrested a suspect in a hit and run that killed a man in 2010.

Chief Mike Burns said Monday that the Southeast Regional Task Force arrested 29-year-old Lindsey Ryan Moore of Forsyth.

She's accused of hitting a man around 3:30 a.m. on the Emery Highway on Dec. 11, 2010.

Police say 46-year-old Willie Moses died after the collision.

But police say they identified Moore because parts of her car  were left behind.

Moore is now in the Bibb County jail, charged with vehicular homicide, hit and run, driving with a suspended license and a probation violation.

Two Charged in Monroe County Homicide

Two people were charged with murder after a Macon man was found shot to death in south Monroe County Tuesday.

Allison Selman-Willis with the Monroe County Sheriff's Office says Trevorius Thomas was reported missing over the weekend. The Bibb County Sheriff's Office investigated the case.

Selman-Willis says investigators found Thomas's body in an abandoned house on Zebulon Road in South Monroe County. She says the Bibb investigators turned the case over to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

Monroe County coroner Joey Proctor says Thomas appeared to be shot in the back with a shotgun.

He couldn't say how long Thomas had been dead, but says the victim was last seen alive Friday afternoon.

Proctor said the body was sent to the GBI crime lab.

Investigators arrested 20-year-old Stephen Lober and 21-year-old Robert Kyle Doughtery in connection with the case.

They were charged with robbery and murder.

Parent Poll: Schools and Crime

Parent Poll: Schools and Crime

We’re reporting today on an alleged rape at Northeast High School in Macon.

Do you think your child's school is forthcoming with information about crime and violence at school?

If so, what are your concerns as a parent? How does this affect your children and family?

You can reply in the comments section below or feel free to share your insight with us at eyewitnessnews@13wmaz.com

Sheriff's Office Hosts Safe Driving Camp for Teens


The Monroe County Sheriff's Office, City of Forsyth Police Department, and the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) are sponsoring a Safe Driving Camp for teenage drivers.

The camp, now in its fourth year, will be held at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center this Saturday, August 6, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The camp is designed to educate young drivers about driving while intoxicated, the importance of wearing seatbelts and Georgia's driving laws.

115 students have registered for the camp -- no more spaces are available.